Man seriously hurt in TRAX train, car crash in Salt Lake City 

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – A driver of a car sustained serious, non-life-threatening injuries after his vehicle went onto railroad tracks and was struck by a TRAX train before 1:45 p.m. Wednesday. 

According to Gephardt Daily, the collision happened when the man traveled on 1700 South and then was suspected of having driven his Ford Mustang under the train crossing arm or around it, went onto the tracks, and was then hit by the northbound train. 

The train sustained major damage, but the 14 train passengers and the train conductor were unharmed. The motorist was sent to a local hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown, nor have officials released his name, age, and identity. 

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